Anita Jacoby

Australian media regulator

The former MD of ITV Australia on Oz’s ‘blokey’ culture – and the media landscape ‘Down Under’

31st August 2017

Anita Jacoby is a veteran journalist, TV and film producer, former Managing Director of ITV Australia, and board member of the Australian Communications and Media Authority. During her 30 year career, Anita has produced some of the country’s most successful news programmes including ‘Good Morning Australia’ and ’60 Minutes’, and is the recipient of six awards from the Australian Film Institute. In this in-depth interview, she discusses the current media landscape ‘Down Under’, and her role as regulator; walks through her career to date, talks candidly about gender diversity in the Australian media, condemning its ‘blokey’ culture; and what her new ‘eclectic portfolio career’ actually entails.